MSc in Finance

Global recognition: Get a head start in the finance industry by joining a programme ranked 14th in the world.
A perfect platform: ESADE’s MSc in Finance is the ideal foundation to prepare for the CFA® and Bloomberg exams.
Specialisation: Choose one of the following tracks to focus the programme according to your career goals.

• Corporate Financial Management
• Asset Management and Banking

Connection with CFOs: Learn directly from CFOs in leading global companies.

Full-time programme: 10 months

Start date 2018: 
27th August 2018 - Pre-Programme in Finance (only if included in the Admission letter)
18th September 2018 - Welcome Week and start of the first term (all)

Intake 2018: 3 sections, with a maximum of 65 students per section


Language: English, with the possibility of studying a number of electives courses in Spanish.

Language learning: Students with little or no prior knowledge of Spanish can take language lessons throughout the MSc. For those with a conversational level, there will be optional language classes available in Spanish, German and French.


Location: Barcelona Sant Cugat Campus

Study tours: January

Professional internship (optional): 3 - 6 months worldwide


Admission requirements: This programme is primarily intended for those with undergraduate degrees in Business Administration or Economics. However, those with other degrees can still be considered for admission. In the latter case, the Admissions Committee will assess their candidacies, and, if admitted they will be required to enrol in the Pre-Programme in Finance (PPF) course which usually starts three weeks before the beginning of the regular Master in Finance classes.

If you have any questions regarding your academic background, please contact the international admissions team ( and request a profile evaluation by sending your CV and university transcripts, if available.

To apply for the Master in Finance programme, students must demonstrate a solid quantitative background via their undergraduate degree, additional coursework, and/or a high GMAT quantitative score. The Admissions Committee will review each candidate’s eligibility individually.

Before beginning the MSc in Finance programme, students must have earned an undergraduate degree entitling them to undertake postgraduate studies in the degree-granting country. Find out more about this requirement here.


Fees (2018-2019): For more information, click here.

Scholarships: ESADE has a wide range of scholarships available.